James Harper

Director of Tax Portsmouth
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James has worked in the accountancy industry since 2015 after becoming a Chartered Accountant in 2011, working in a mixed role to include audit and general accountancy. He became a Chartered Tax Adviser and decided to specialize in taxation from 2013 at Blue Spire Merger. Leaving in 2015, he went on to spend time at KPMG. After gaining experience dealing with large corporates, James returned to WK in 2017. 

His client type covers all industries, businesses and corporates of all sizes including owners and shareholders. Specializing in aspects impacting on internationals and large corporates, as well as advising property investment companies.

His strengths and experiences include;

  • General advisory impacting on corporates and businesses
  • R&D including RDEC scheme
  • Patent Box
  • Capital allowances
  • International aspects of corporation taxes
  • Tax accounting

James is AAT, ACA and CTA qualified. 

His area of expertise include Tax compliance, Tax advisory and Research & Development as well as sectors; Technology, Property, Owner Managed Business and International.

James enjoys sports in his spare time, football and badminton in particular. He also loves to spent time with his family including his Basset Hound Lotti.

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